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REVEALED: Chelsea's longest serving current player (and yet to make his debut!)

After John Terry's departure, Matej Delac has emerged as Chelsea's longest serving player.

However, the goalkeeper is yet to actually play for the Blues.

Delac joined The Blues from Croatian side Inter Zapresic in September 2010 and has since been out on loan at (deep breath)…

Vitesse Arnhem (Holland), Dynamo Ceske Budejovice (Czech Republic), Vitoria (Portugal), Inter Zapresic (his former club), Vojvodina (Serbia), FK Sarajevo (Bosnia), Arles-Avignon (France), FK Sarajevo (again) and Mouscron (Belgium).

That is NINE different loan spells in the near seven years he has officially been a Chelsea player.

"I know about that fact, the fact I have the longest-running professional contract with Chelsea," he told Goal.com.

"This summer, people at the club told me that, we had a good laugh. Yes, it is a little strange but it is all football."


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